Sometimes Hollywood serves up history, sometimes history comes up with a Hollywood ending. It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time during the late '40s and early '50s when the Hollywood…
“Like those odds” “Chicago’s” 13 noms lead this year’s Oscar field — and makes it the prohibitive favorite to win best picture. Over the past 74 years, 50 pic winners, 68%, were either the year’s…
Seven top scribes opened up about their craft Saturday at a screenwriting symposium on the Santa Barbara Film Festival's closing weekend.
Rebounding from its abbreviated edition last year, the Santa Barbara Film Festival closed out the 10-day run of its 18th go-round with an increase in attendance and sold-out shows, as well as an…
The Toulouse Latin American Cinemas Festival and the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival have selected five films from Argentina to feature in its first Films in Progress screenings this year.
On Saturday night, Image was everything to Denzel Washington, while "Barbershop" and "Brown Sugar" were blanked. Washington took home three trophies at the NAACP's 34th annual Image awards, held at…
Disney laffer "Bringing Down the House" brought down the weekend box office crown plus personal bests for topliners Steve Martin and Queen Latifah with an estimated $31.7 million opening.
As the world braces for possible conflict in the Middle East, four southern European nations (including three former enemies) are holding cooperative film festivals in a spirit of goodwill rare in a…
After the success of "Moulin Rouge" and "Chicago," Hollywood has expressed excitement that the long-dormant musical is ready for a comeback.
Back in the dark ages -- say around 1993 -- when European films were not being shown in recently liberated Communist Bloc nations, a group of film-loving cultural attaches from European Union…
Director Oliver Stone, who is renowned for his combative stances, is waging an epic battle against Baz Luhrmann and Dino De Laurentiis. And, paradoxically, the spoils could go to Robert De Niro.